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Fat free Gravy Mix and Seasoned Sauce recipes for Diabetics

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Here are some recipes diabetics might be interested in using.

Fat-Free Gravy

1 Tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 cup water or cold fat-free beef and chicken broth

1/2 cup hot water or hot fat-free beef or chicken broth

Mix cornstarch and cold water or broth well. Add hot water or broth. Stir over medium high heat until thickened. Simmer 5 minutes to cook cornstarch.

Makes 1 cup. 1/2 cup = 19 calories, a free food.


Seasoned Sauce

1/2 cup cold water

4 Tablespoons cornstarch

1 1/3 cups fat-free broth or water

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons instant chicken bouillon

8 Tablespoons soy sauce

1 packet Sugar Twin

Mix cold water and cornstarch. Mix broth, salt, bouillon, and soy sauce to dissolve. Add cornstarch mixture and heat to a boil. Stir constantly as it cooks and thickens. Stir in Sugar Twin. Makes 2 1/3 cups.

Especially good on Oriental vegetables or mixed broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower.

1 Tablespoon = 7 calories.

2 Tablespoons = 1 free food exchange





[This message has been edited by reci (edited November 13, 2002).]

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I don't mean to be a wise guy.....but....

On your recipe .....if one has a choice of water or broth in both cold and hot.....and one chooses water (cold and hot)....then basically the incredients are water and corn starch......yuck....cornstarch gravy....no wonder it's fat free......


Fat-Free Gravy

1 Tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 cup water or cold fat-free broth

1/2 cup hot water or hot fat-free broth

or am i just reading it wrong???



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